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ABET Accreditation

The Civil Engineering B.S. degree program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Program Educational Objectives

The Civil Engineering program has developed the following educational objectives for graduates. Three to five years after graduation, graduates will have:

  1. Achieved a level of technical competency that allows them to advance in civil engineering practice.
  2. Practiced civil engineering with ethical, social, and environmental responsibility, aiming at the sustainable development of society.
  3. Complemented their education through graduate studies, professional development and continuing education courses, and involvement in professional societies.

ABET Student Outcomes

Student outcomes reflect the knowledge, skills, and technical abilities students will need in order to achieve the program educational objectives. At the time of graduation, students in the civil engineering program shall demonstrate:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
  2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  3. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.
  4. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.
  5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
  6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  7. An ability to communicate effectively.
  8. The broad education necessary to understand the impacts of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
  9. A recognition of the need for and ability to engage in life-long learning.
  10. A knowledge of contemporary issues.
  11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.